St. Paul Police get crisis intervention training

by Camille Williams St. Paul Police went through a crisis intervention training Wednesday, learning how to de-escalate with an actress playing a homeless woman with a mental illness and diabetes. ST. PAUL, Minn. – St. Paul Police went to Hamline University Wednesday for their crisis intervention team training.

Olympic Gold Medalist Benefits from Police Training

Olympic Gold Medalist Benefits from Police Training Rio champion put through his paces at constabulary base He is best known for being one of the fastest swimmers in the world, but this week Olympian Adam Peaty was put through his paces at a police HQ. The Rio gold and silver medalist and his team from Derby Swimming Club visited Leicestershire’s …

Proposal for More NC Police Training

Proposal for More NC Police Training – Lawmakers, Police and Municipalities Lay Groundwork August 31, 2016 North Carolina’s black lawmakers have launched an initiative to provide more extensive training for law enforcement. The Legislative Black Caucus, N.C. League of Municipalities and more than 150 police commanders met last month in Raleigh to review training and tactics, including use of deadly force. …

Training, Reform Will Make for Better Cops, Group Says

  Training, Reform Will Make for Better Cops, Group Says August 31, 2016 by George Hunter More funding and training for police is one way to bridge the trust gap between law enforcement and citizens, members of Congress and community leaders said Tuesday after a forum on criminal justice reform. “Having been a mayor, I know the responsibility of policing …

Preventing More Murders: State Sen. Says Police Need Training

Preventing More Murders: State Sen. Says Police Need Training IMPD is leading the way. Now other communities can get the training Sep. 07, 2016 Chris Davis INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.–As the capital city nears 100 people murdered in 2016, many communities across Indiana are looking at ways to prevent high levels of crime from happening. One effort that has been led by …

Fatal Shooting of Deaf Man Raises Concerns about Police Training

Fatal Shooting of Deaf Man Raises Concerns about Police Training August 31, 2016 By Allen Smith, J.D. Incidents of police violence toward people with disabilities—and people who are deaf, in particular—is all too common, experts say. Daniel Harris, killed by a North Carolina state trooper Aug. 18, wasn’t the first deaf person who has been shot to death by the police, …

Trained In De-Escalation, Police Recruits Walk Mission

Trained in De-Escalation, Police Recruits Walk Mission    August 29, 2016 by Joe Rivano Barros   The San Francisco Police Department’s newest recruit class of 46 — 38 men and eight women — walked through the Mission District on Thursday to meet those they would be policing and serving. “Fuck the police!” yelled one woman at the 16th Street Bart …

Seminar Emphasizes Goodwill, Understanding Between Community & Law Enforcement

Seminar Emphasizes Goodwill, Understanding between Community and Law Enforcement Second Session Planned For the Fall by Larry C. Bowers August 27, 2016 Attendance was a huge disappointment at Saturday’s use-of-force police seminar at the Bradley County Justice Center, but plans are moving forward for a repeat performance later this fall at the Cleveland Police Department. Co-sponsored by the Bradley County …

New Training Video Aims to Show Cops on TV: Study Shows Impact TV Crime Dramas Have on Perception of Police Use of Force Police How to Treat Trans People with Respect

New Training Video Aims to Show Police How to Treat Trans People with Respect by Dawn Ennis Monday, August 29, 2016 The lights flash, and sirens blare, as a police officer signals for a driver to pull over. He steps out of his patrol vehicle and over to the car’s driver’s side, where he requests to see the driver’s license …

New Policy Urged For Police Lineups

New Policy Urged for Police Lineups Techniques Addresses ‘False Confidence’ September 5, 2016 at 2:48 a.m. By Jaime Adame FAYETTEVILLE — It’s not just memories that can be false. There’s also false confidence, said James Lampinen, a distinguished professor of psychological science at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Read about it here:  New Policy Urged For Police Lineups